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Analysis and comments on ordinary wind is winding(cold face blush by e.e. cummings

Comment 1 of 1, added on August 11th, 2012 at 10:08 PM.
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Without SkyWith nothing to look up to, we all lay dowinn the dust and in
the rocks and wonderedwhere we had gone wrong. One of us staredat the
horizon’s wall for several hours, quietlysmashing his head against it
until his skullcracked and little brown rivulets of bloodand brain mingled
with the thirsty earth.And one of us forget her name and gave upany sense
of herself, and pretended she wasan unseen flower and drifted away, intothe
darkness. And one of us saw that skywas once a thing that held the
heavens,where the sun and stars and eternal blacknesslived, and which,
being gone now, meantthat all our dreams were rooted in the earth,but were
unrooted because withoutsun no roots could grow. And so wesat around and
pondered, eyeless, blankas heart-attacks, the horror our dreamlessness,of
being entirely bound to the dust fromwhence we came and the dust we will
be.

Douglas from Nigeria

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Poet: e.e. cummings
Poem: ordinary wind is winding(cold face blush
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